Thriving Beyond Trauma: Supporting Healthcare Workers through Secondary Trauma

In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic and other healthcare challenges, healthcare workers have been on the frontlines, tirelessly providing care and support to patients. However, constant exposure to traumatic events and high-stress environments can take a toll on their mental and emotional well-being. In this webinar Dr. Randy Berlin aims to address the secondary trauma experienced by healthcare workers and provide strategies to support their resilience and well-being.

Webinar Objectives:

  1. Understanding Secondary Trauma: Define and explore the concept of secondary trauma, its causes, and its impact on healthcare workers.
  2. Recognizing Signs and Symptoms: Identify the signs and symptoms of secondary trauma in healthcare workers, including emotional, psychological, and physical manifestations.
  3. Self-Care Strategies: Learn effective self-care techniques and coping mechanisms for healthcare workers to manage and mitigate the effects of secondary trauma.
  4. Building Resilience: Explore techniques to build resilience and enhance psychological well-being in the face of ongoing trauma and adversity.


Dr. Randy Berlin began clinical training at the Children’s Hospital of the Menninger Foundation in 1969. He was introduced to guided meditation, biofeedback, therapeutic breath, and LSD treatment. He completed his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology in 1976 and joined the Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula’s outpatient treatment mental health service.
Dr. Berlin has been in private practice since 1978, specializing in family therapy, men’s issues, and trauma and addiction treatment. He has studied Yoga philosophy since 1970 and teaches breathing techniques to facilitate trauma healing and regulation of emotional states.
He founded Get Unstuck, an online recovery program based on best practices from his 50 years of experience. It takes a holistic approach to healing, combining traditional clinical methodologies with mindfulness, breathwork, and Vedic/Yogic knowledge.